Defense Against Crime

16/08/2016

College Safety Tips

Going off to college can be a fun and exciting time for many young adults.  However, this is not the time to throw common sense, and caution to the wind. There are still a few people on and off campus who are up to no good.  We have compiled this list of safety tips for you!

 

Campus safety tips: While walking around on campusbxp35697

  • • Survey the campus after dark to see that buildings, walkways, quadrangles and parking lots are adequately secured, lighted and patrolled.
  • • Avoid walking alone if possible.
  • • Walk with an air of confidence and stay alert.
  • • Walk in well lighted areas.
  • • Keep your hand free, not overloaded.
  • • Have your keys ready, we recommend having a key ring self-defense product.
  • Avoid Texting and walking, and use a blue-tooth when on your cell phone
  • • If you are being followed: cross the street, scream, run to an occupied residence or store, or flag down a car.
  • If your college offers a RAD program…take it every semester.

At dorm rooms

  • • Doors and windows to your residence hall should be equipped with quality locks.
  • Room doors should have peepholes in the door and  deadbolts locks.
  • •Do not loan out your key.
  • Never compromise your safety for a roommate or friend who wants the door left unlocked.
  • Replace locks when a key is lost or stolen.
  • • Use caution admitting strangers.
  • • Have good lighting around entrances.
  • • If you are a woman and live alone or with other women, use only your first initials
  • on your mailbox and, when possible, in phone directories.
  • • Report suspicious activity to campus police—or to the police if you live off campus.
  • consider purchasing a room door alarm

While in your car

  • • Keep windows up and doors locked.
  • Be sure someone knows where you are going and when you should be back
  • • Park in well-lighted areas and travel on populated, well-lighted streets.
  • • Never pick up hitchhikers.
  • • If you have car trouble, signal for help by raising the hood or tying a white handkerchief to the door handle.
  • It is wise to have a car Emergency kit

 

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